Category Archives: Science & Hair

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Choosing Whether to Begin DHT Therapy

by Viviscal Hair Expert on March 23rd, 2017
DHT Therapry and hair loss in men

DHT blockers help to prevent the hormone testosterone from reacting with 5-alpha reductase and producing dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which bonds with androgen receptors at the root of hair follicles and interrupts the normal hair-growth cycle by denying nutrients to hair shafts.

Hair Loss in Young Women

by Viviscal Hair Expert on January 12th, 2017
Temporary Hair Loss in Young Women

Hair loss in young women is much more common than you might think. Even when there is no genetic history of hair loss in your family, there are a lot of factors that can cause visible (although usually temporary) hair loss in women under 30.

Diet Change 2017: Top Foods for Thicker Hair

by Viviscal Hair Expert on January 5th, 2017
Best Foods for Thicker Hair

New Year’s resolutions: it’s that time of the year. A better diet is always at the top of the list, but this year, why not tweak the goal a little bit? Instead of just saying “I will eat better this year,” make it more specific. Our recommendation: “I will eat foods for thicker hair in […]